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King Charles II
Original Author: Unidentified follower of Sir Peter Lely
Created: Second half of the seventeenth century
Medium: Oil on canvas
Publisher: Virginia Historical Society

King Charles II

King Charles II's elaborate outfit includes the facsimile of a lion on his shoulder. This three-quarter-length portrait from life was executed by an unidentified follower of Sir Peter Lely, the well-known artist who painted members of the aristocracy in the seventeenth century.

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